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Magnificat in E flat major BWV 243a
Recordings

Recordings: 1900-1949 | 1950-1959 | 1960-1969 | 1970-1979 | 1980-1989 | 1990-1999 | 2000-2009 | BWV 243a | Individual Movements

Complete Recordings of Magnificat in E flat major BWV 243a

A-1

J.S. Bach: Cantatas 142, 65 & Magnificat [BMC] [V-2]
J.S. Bach: Magnificat zur Weihnachtsvesper BWV 243a [V-2]

Magnificat in E flat major BWV 243a

Wolfgang Gönnenwein

Süddeutscher Madrigalchor / Stuttgart Deutsche Bachsolisten

Sopranos: Helen Donath, Gundula Bernàt-Klein; Contralto: Birgit Finnilä; Tenor: Peter Schreier, Bass: Barry McDaniel

Cantate / Oryx / Bayer

Jul 1966

TT: 41:18

Recorded at Südwest-Tonstudio Stuttgart, Germany.
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A-2

Christmas Magnificats [V-14]
Mozart: Krönungsmesse KV 317; Bach: Magnificat BWV 243 [V-14]

 

Magnificat in E flat major, BWV 243a [39:57 / 40:04]

Helmuth Rilling

Figuralchor der Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Romy Gundermann; Contralto: Hildegard Rütgers; Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Erich Wenk

Vox
Turnabout TV-341735
ZYX-Classic CLS 4318

1967

LP / TT: 52:00
CD / TT: 62:20
CD / TT:

1st recording of Magnificat BWV 243a by H. Rilling
See: Magnificat BWV 243 - conducted by Helmuth Rilling
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A-3

Maderna Volume 8 - Desprez, J.S. Bach, G. Gabrieli-Maderna, Stravinkij

Bruno Maderna

Sinfonie Orchester & Chor des Süddeutsche Rundfunks

Soprano: Hedy Graf; Contralto: Hildegard Laurich; Tenor: Adalbert Kraus; Bass: Michael Schopper

Arkadia

Oct 1971

TT:

Recorded in Saarbrücken, Germany.

A-4

J.S. Bach & C.P.E. Bach: Magnificats [V-1]

Magnificat in E flat major BWV 243a, with 4 Christmas interpolations [36:40] [Decca]
Magnificat in E flat major BWV 243, (witout Christmas interpolations) [28:48] [London]
This is actually the same recording.

Philip Ledger

King's College Choir Cambridge / Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fieldes

Soprano: Felicity Palmer; Contralto: Helen Watts; Tenor: Robert Tear; Bass: Stephen Roberts
Francis Grier (Harpsichord & Organ)

Argo 55458
Decca 458370
London 421148

Mar 1976

LP / TT:
2-CD / TT: 132:55
CD / TT: 71:49

Recorded at King’s College Chapel, Cambridge, England.
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A-5

Vivaldi: Gloria - Bach: Magnificat
J.S. Bach: Magnificat; Vivaldi: Nisi Dominos · Nulla in mundo pax sincera
[V-1]
Bach-2000 Vol. 6 - The Sacred Vocal Works

Magnificat in E flat major BWV 243a [35:39]

Simon Preston

Choir of Christ Church Cathedral Oxford / Academy of Ancient Music

Sopranos: Judith Nelson & Emma Kirkby, Alto: Carolyn Watkinson, Tenor: Paul Elliott, Bass: David Thomas

Decca / Teldec

1978

CD / TT: 76:19

Recorded at St Jude's, Hampstead, London, England.
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A-6

Bach: Magnificat - Vivaldi: Gloria

Hermann Max

Rheinische Kantorei / Das Kleine Konzert

Sopranos: Martina Lins, Mona Spägele; Mezzo-soprano: Lena Susanne Norin; Tenor: Markus Brutscher; Bass: Hans-Georg Wimmer

EMI Classics

1992

TT: 32:31

 

A-7

J.S. Bach: Magnificat - A Bach Christmas [C-1]

Philip Pickett

New London Consort

Sopranos: Catherine Bott, Elisabeth Scholl; Counter-tenor: Christopher Robson; Tenor: Paul Agnew, Bass: Michael George

L'Oiseau-Lyre

Oct 1995

TT: 34:36

Recorded at Walthamstaw Assembly Hall, London, England.
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A-8

J. S. Bach: Esz-dúr Magnificat [etc.] [Hangfelvétel] (Magnificat in E flat major BWV 243a) [V-1]

Magnificat in E-flat major, BWV 243a []

Soma Dinyés

Ars Longa Choir & Orchestra (Ars Longa Ének- és Zenekar)

Soprano: Andrea Csereklyei; Soprano: Gabriella Jani; Alto: József Csapó; Tenor: Péter Marosvári; Bass: Péter Cser

Taxbal TXCD-009

1999

CD / TT: 53:37

Recorded in Budapest. Hungary.
Source: Corvina könyvtári katalógus v3.6.14

A-9

Edition Bachakademie Vol. 140

Helmuth Rilling

Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Sibylla Rubens, Ruth Sandhoff, Alto: Ingeborg Danz; Marcus Ullmann; Bass: Klaus Häger

Hänssler

Mar 2000

TT: 33:30

2nd recording of Magnificat BWV 243a by H. Rilling
See: Magnificat BWV 243 - conducted by Helmuth Rilling
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A-10

J.S. Bach: Magnificat BWV in E flat major 243a - Cantata BWV 10 [C-1]

Roland Büchner

Regensburger Domspatzen / Musica Florea Prague

Soprano I: Susanne Rydén; Soprano II: Heidrun Kordes; Alto: Drew Minter; Tenor: Markus Brutscher; Baritone: Peter Harvey

Pure Classics - Glissando

Jun 2000

TT: 35:22

Recorded at Kirche zu St. Emmeram, Regensburg, Germany.
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A-11

Magnificat zur Weihcnachtsvesper BWV 243a

Rolf Schweizer

Motettenchor Pforzheim / Barockorchester L’arpa festante

Soprano: Susanna Cornelius; Mezzo-soprano: Claudia Darius; Tenor: Hans Jörg Mammel; Bass: Matthias Horn

Amati

July 2000

TT: 34:48

 

A-12

A. Lotti: Missa Sapientiae / J.S. Bach: Magnificat BWV 243a [V-2]

Magnificat in E flat major, BWV 243a [32:00]

Thomas Hengelbrock

Balthasar-Neumann-Chor / Balthasar-Neumann-Ensemble

Sopranos: Dorothee Mields [Mvt. 7: Domine Deus Rex coelestis]

Deutsche Harmonia Mundi 77534

Nov 15-18, 2000

CD / TT: 61:40

Recorded at Evangelische Kirche, Gönningen.
See: Magnificat BWV 243 - conducted by Thomas Hengelbrock
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A-13

Bach - Kuhnau: Magnificat [O-6]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir

Sopranos: Deborah York, Orlanda Velez Isidro; Alto: Bogna Bartosz; Tenor: Jörg Dürmüller; Bass: Klaus Mertens

Euroarts / Naxos

2001 ?

DVD / TT:

Performed at St. Thomas Church, Leipzig, Germany.
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A-14

J.S. Bach: Magnificat, BWV 243a [C-1]

Magnificat in E flat major BWV 243a []

Thomas Huck

Evangelische Kantorei St. Ingbert / Ensemble ConTemperamento (historical instruments)

Soprano: Anne Kathrin Fetik; Soprano: Karin Biet; Counter-tenor: Wolfgang Kistner; Tenor: Alexander Wendt; Baritone: Alexander Lauer

Evangelische Kantorei St. Ingbert

Dec 1, 2002

2-CD / TT:

Recorded live at Martin-Luther-Kirche, St. Ingbert, Germany.
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A-15

J.S. Bach: Christmas Cantatas from Leipzig [C-15]

Magnificat in E flat major BWV 243a [34:30]

Philippe Herreweghe

Collegium Vocale Gent

Soprano I: Carolyn Sampson; Soprano II: ?; Alto: Ingeborg Danz; Tenor: Mark Padmore; Bass: Sebastian Noack

Harmonia Mundi France 901781.82

Dec 2002

2-CD / TT: 117:21

Recorded at Arsenal de Metz, France.
See: Christmas Cantatas from Leipzig - conducted by Philippe Herreweghe
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (December 2000 - February 2013)
Thanks to contributors: Hou Fang-Lin, Riccardo Nughes (September 2001), Henri Dété (October 2003), Rudolf Bayer (October 2003), Emiko Hall (October 2003)

Magnificats BWV 243 & BWV 243a: Details
Recordings: 1900-1949 | 1950-1959 | 1960-1969 | 1970-1979 | 1980-1989 | 1990-1999 | 2000-2009 | 2010-2019 | BWV 243a | Individual Movements
General Discussions:
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7 | Systematic Discussions: BWV 243 | BWV 243a
Individual Recordings:
BWV 243 - E. Haïm | BWV 243 - N. Harnoncourt | BWV 243a - T. Hengelbrock | BWV 243 - P. McCreesh | BWV 243 - J. Rifkin | BWV 243 - H. Rilling | BWV 243 - R. Shaw | BWV 243 - M. Suzuki | BWV 243a - P. Herreweghe

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